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Yona Friedman, French Architect and Urban Planner Passes Away at 96

Yona Friedman, French Architect and Urban Planner Passes Away at 96

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Best known for his theory of mobile architecture and his spatial city project, Yona Friedman排列五直选遗漏 has passed away at 96, as was in his Instagram account this morning. The Hungarian born French architect and theorist was one of the most influential figures of the profession in the late 1950s and early 1960s.

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his breakthrough work “ville spatiale”, or spatial city released in 1958, was an enormous superstructure that could span over existing cities and would allow people to construct their own habitats within the larger framework. featured in his manifesto “l'architecture mobile”, or mobile architecture, this utopian project recycled structures of existing cities.

A lifelong advocate for playful architecture, Friedman has always praised the idea of people’s architecture, as well as the notion of “people living in homes that they design themselves”. His most important contribution to the field remains his “Ville Spatiale” visualizations. Friedman's pioneering way of expressing his architectural thoughts through collages and drawings became very characteristic of his epoch.


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A Selection of the Most Representative Drawings by Yona Friedman

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Architecture for people proposes a variant of the original “Ville Spatial.” It is based on a structure easy to modify, a structure not necessarily raised over the ground level, keeping that option open if wanted. -- 排列五直选遗漏Yona Friedman

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Moreover, the architect had often discussed the contemporary city and its challenges. He was a firm believer that “it is the responsibility of architects to design structures that can be inhibited for the widest range of individuals and purposes”.

排列五直选遗漏with a life-long experience, yona friedman participated in countless architectural events like the venice biennial and the shanghai biennial, had his installations and interventions showcased in the biggest institutions like rome’s maxxi museum and taught at the most prestigious universities including mit, princeton, harvard, and columbia universities.

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Cite: Christele Harrouk. "Yona Friedman, French Architect and Urban Planner Passes Away at 96" 21 Feb 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://zhungz.icu/934231/yona-friedman-french-architect-and-urban-planner-passes-away-at-96/> ISSN 0719-8884
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法国著名建筑师兼城市规划师尤纳·弗莱德曼逝世,享年 96 岁

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